Works by Loomer, George and Wilson Announced for Theatre Unbound Season

News   Works by Loomer, George and Wilson Announced for Theatre Unbound Season
Minneapolis' Theatre Unbound will stage the Twin Cities premiere of Distracted playwright Lisa Loomer's Expecting Isabel and Madeleine George's Most Massive Woman Wins as part of its 10th anniversary season.

Dedicated to producing theatre created by women, Theatre Unbound launches its season July 31 with George's Most Massive Woman Wins, which runs through Aug. 9 as part of the Minnesota Fringe Festival. Miriam Monasch directs the four-woman work, which "explores the often uneasy relationship between a woman and her body."

Alice Gerstenberg's 1916 play Overtones and Queen Margaret of Navarre's 1540 work The Coach will be showcased as part of Aphra's Attic: Plays by Early Women Playwrights, running Sept. 19-Oct. 4. Also on the bill is Chemical Imbalance: A Jekyll & Hyde Story, from playwright Lauren Wilson, running Oct. 31-Nov. 15.

Following will be Loomer's Expecting Isabel, which runs Feb. 13-28, 2010. The work is described as "a poignant comedy about one couple's journey through the maze of fertility options." Theatre Unbound will later collaborate with Green T Productions to stage Medea: A Noh Cycle, by Carol Sorgenfrei and directed by Kathy Welch, April 20-25, 2010.

Additional programming includes the short play festival 24 Hour Play Project on March 6, 2010; and 6 for $6, a works-in-progress play showcase, running during dark nights of Chemical Imbalance and Expecting Isabel.

For tickets phone (612) 721-1186 or visit TheatreUnbound.

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